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to the big headline of the day. >>> republican senator scott brown out with his first television ad of the massachusetts senate race, painting himself as an independent leader. take a look. >> independent majority has delivered a great victory. my whole life has been about beating the odds. there's absolutely nothing in this world that you can't get if you work hard at it. i've done what i said i was going to do. >> he's turned out to be unpredictability independent and beholden to no one. >> we have more work to do getting this economy working again. working together, we can restore it together. >> brown is also putting the spotlight on his challenger elizabeth warren's claims of native american ancestry, calling on her to release her law school applications. brown says, quote, serious questions have been raised about the legitimacy of elizabeth warren's claims to native american ancestry and whether it was appropriate for her to assume minority status as a college professor. warren has faced questions from the media after it was reported she listed herself as a minority in two law
james brown, the godfather of soul, may 3. "morning joe" starts right now. ♪ you're so vain ♪ you probably think this song is about you ♪ . >> this afternoon, an announcement from the one-time front-runner for the presidential nomination. >> today i'm suspending my campaign. >> well, there you have it. he is suspending it, like what we all had to do to our disbelief when he thought he was going to be president. >> but suspending the campaign does not mean suspending citizenship. calista and i are committed to be active citizens. >> wouldn't it be awesome, though, if it did mean suspending citizenship? like if you lose a presidential primary, you're deported. wouldn't that be awesome? i don't think anybody thought they were, you know, going to leave the country, but it's good to know you'll be active citizens and be around to haunt people on jury duty. all right. ♪ >> well, you know, welcoming you, mika, and joe, and harold ford, and willie soon to join us. >> well, that's fantastic. >> times square. . welcome to "morning joe" as we take a live look at times square in new york
. >> it has been a tough time for her campaign after weeks of back and forth with senator scott brown over her native american ancestry, which she put on some applications. elizabeth warren has closed the gap in the massachusetts senate race. a new poll shows senator scott brown holding a one-point lead over warren, 48% to 47%. that is an eight-point swing from february, which brown led 49% to 40%. i've always thought that this was going to be incredibly close. i know you like scott brown. i like elizabeth warren. >> listen -- >> i like them both, but i'd like her to win. >> i like them both. i have always said this, and i think scott brown knows this, that scott brown won under the most favorable circumstances imaginable. he won in the middle of the obama care debate, when things were about as ugly for the white house and democrats as possible. he won not in an off year election, but in a special election. when turnout is as low as it could possibly be. campaigns. but she ran a horrific campaign, and yet he only won by a couple of points. it's also true -- i grew up in massachusetts. and peop
. >> we are going start in california this morning. governor jerry brown out with the plan proposing massive cuts. over the weekend, the budget deficit had grown by nearly $7 billion. what is he talking about here and what are the politics of this? >> they are $16 billion in the hole. this means massive budget cuts and tax increases coming to california. it's important for a couple reasons. first, the country looked to california as the trend setter. politics and culture, both. it's been the case for decades now. for california to have this fiscal mess, a gut punch to the rest of the country. it's front page news in the new york times for a reason. it's the ninth biggest economy in the world. it's a symbol of the challenge we are having here in america economically. sacramento is a story politically. the problems 24r are the problems everywhere. you have a polarized state capital with democrats who will not cut programs and republicans who won't raise taxes. you know, very, very polarized politics with folks in their corners. you hear about it there. it's the same problem in washingt
who watched the bin laden raid unfold. >>> also, dan rather will join us. >>> "newsweek's" tina brown. >> and army combat veteran wes moore. >>> up next, mike allen with the top stories in the politico playbook. but first, bill karins has a check on the forecast. >> happy birthday, mika. never looking better, sweetheart. >> did he just call me sweetheart? i think he did. >> that's my birthday gift. or a creepy gift, depending on how you want to look at it. good morning, everyone. showers and thunderstorms rolling through maryland this morning, heading across the chesapeake. just missed washington, d.c. if you're in wilmington, you're going to get some heavy rain. put that into your morning plans. also some strong storms back in the west. and southern portions near pittsburgh getting some wet weather this morning. the forecast today, on and off rain and thunderstorms today, especially the further to the south you are. along the coastal areas of new england, it will be a chilly, raw day. only in the 50s today from boston to areas here in new york. the big story, what's happening in the
she's listed as a mirnlt at harvard law school is a campaign issue because the scott brown campaign is raising the issue. was she an affirm active action hired and have anything to do with her obtaining the positions? it appears it didn't, but her handling of the issue has been less than spectacular. >> the new cover of "time" magazine is king bibi. you did well. you didn't even have to take a bullet for rick. we appreciate you being here. >> maybe he'll come back. you can back anytime. up next the vocalist of the go-gos singer belinda carlisle next on "morning joe." ah, welcome to hotels.com. i get it...guys weekend. yeah! if you're looking for a place to get together, you came to the right place. because here at hotels.com, we're only about hotels. yeah! yeah! noooo. yeah! finding you the perfect place is all we do. welcome to hotels.com an accident doesn't have to slow you down. with better car replacement available only with liberty mutual auto insurance, if your car's totaled, we give you the money for a car one model year newer. to learn more, visit us today. responsibility. w
, scary, scary. >>y the "wall street journal." california governor jerry brown will be releasing his revised budget for the coming year as the state's projected deficit balloons to $16 billion. >> good lord. >> come on, jerry. >> that's not right. >> the governor is pushing a measure -- this is a shock -- to raise taxes. and says if it doesn't pass, funding for schools and public safety agencies will face even deeper cuts. who would have ever guessed? jerry brown were elected governor of california, that their taxes would rise even more. i never saw that coming. >>> from "the new york post," after 12 years, a janitor at colombia university can now say he has graduated from the ivy league school with honors. the 52-year-old fled yugoslavia in 1992 as the country slipped into civil war. he took a job as a custodian at columbia, where as an employee his classes were free. now with his degree in classics, he hopes to become a teacher. isn't that the greatest story? >> how great is that story? >> the greatest story ever. >> what a great story. >> i love it. i love it. >> fantastic. and in
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" this sunday by campbell brown, friend of the show. obama's stock condescending to women. i think it's interesting, agree with some of it but not all of it. the promise of obama's campaign four years ago has given way to something else. a failure to connect with tens of millions of americans, many of them women who feel economic opportunity is gone and are losing hope. in an effort to win them back, mr. obama is trying too hard. he is employing a tone that can come across as grading, even condescending. he really ought to drop it. most women don't want to be patted on the head or treated as wards of the state. they simply want to be given a chance to succeed based on their talent and skills. to borrow a phrase from our president's favorite president, abe happen lincoln, they want, "an open field and a fair chance." in the second decade of the 21st sentry, that isn't asking too much. >> she must be referencing that ad. the life of pat. >> i think as we work to, you know, promote women and give them a step in, a seat at the table, sometimes the phraseology can be grading. like oh, they
, that means half of america is in poverty, that's not a black or brown thing. you can't identify five or 10 or 15 communities where poverty exists. poverty now threatens our very democracy. we argue in the book that poverty is now a matter of national security across the board, left, right, black, white. it's more than just pockets. too many of us are suffering from this right now. >> no doubt. but there are certain pockets -- >> exactly. >> so if we focused on that, it would shock the consciousness of americans. >> but if and when those communities happen to be black and brown, harold, it makes it very difficult to get traction on those issues because now you have a debate in this country as you always do about whether or not they deserve this, whether or not they made bad choices, whether or not poverty is a character flaw. we call that nonsense in the text. but i say in the book, and dr. west and i go back and forth about this, but my sense is on education specifically, because there's such a clear link, republicans and democrats do agree on this. there's a link between poverty and educa
gammons brown who tweets us all the time. she coming off the davy johnson quote, the nationals manager, writes, icy hot in a bad place making me uncomfortable. "morning joe" starts right now. ♪ you're the best friend ♪ that i ever had >> bill clinton announced that the era of big government was over. president obama tucked away the clinton doctrine in his large drawer of discarded ideas, along with transparency and bipartisan. it's enough to make you wonder if maybe it was a personal beef with the clintons, but probably it runs much deeper than that. >> steve, what's up? >> good morning. it's wednesday. may 16. i don't know where to begin. you know, i really don't know where to begin. well, tj says i should start by moving to my left. so i'll do that. there are a lot of people who would suggest that that's exactly what i've done over the past eight years. but that's not the case at all. what am i looking at here, mike barnicle? because, you know, i love warren beattie. i saw "bonnie and clyde." but i don't get this. what's going on here? >> no, it's staggering. >> seriously. what's
. tell us about your column. >> donna summer and chuck brown, two music legends who passed this week. >> we'll look for that in the washington post. professor porter, thank you very much. dan, steve, andy, thank you all. still ahead, we are going to talk to captain sully sullenberger. what it takes to be a leader. jerry stiller and anne meara join us. back in a moment. this is $100,000. we asked total strangers to watch it for us. thank you so much, i appreciate it, i'll be right back. they didn't take a dime. how much in fees does your bank take to watch your money ? if your bank takes more money than a stranger, you need an ally. ally bank. no nonsense. just people sense. sorry. sore knee. blast of cold feels nice. why don't you use bengay zero degrees? it's the one you store in the freezer. gives that instant cold sensation. that's chilly. same medicated pain reliever used by physical therapists. and it lasts for hours. [ sigh of relief ] [ short breath ] [ longer breath ] [ short breath ] [ male announcer ] new bengay zero degrees. freeze and move on. [ male announcer ] new benga
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warren's challenge to republican senator scott brown in massachusetts. boy, that's going to be a big one, willie. big one. willie, did you see yesterday barack obama finally came out and barack obama is in support of gay marriage, right? >> do you want to start there with mr. vandy high? >> well, he is for gay marriage. oh, wait. no, he's not. >> he's implicitly in support of that. >> you want to start with that? >> this president has not flip flopped. he has always been against gay marriage. and he still is against gay marriage. unlike dick cheney. he is actually as we were saying here he is actually not as progressive as dick cheney on the issue of gay marriage. >> let's play the clip you're talking about. i think i know where you're headed. we'll bring in jim from down in washington. good morning. >> good morning. >> this is joe biden yesterday with david gregory. >> i am vice president of the united states of america. the president sets the policy. i am absolutely comfortable with the fact that men marrying men, women marrying women, and heterosexual partners, are entitled to the sam
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